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Monthly Archives: October 2010
Yesterday we gave the students a Pairs Check. In a pairs check, we organize the worksheet in two columns and have the students take turns solving the problems in their column. The problem solver’s role is to narrate everything they … Continue reading
In our unit on circular trig, one of the essential questions we want to address is How can we model cyclical movements? Part of my work in graduate school is to assess how students are making sense of the big … Continue reading
Things are really picking up… every day of the week I find myself leaving my house at sunrise and returning at sunset. Between teaching 4+ hours a day and being in class 3+ hours, there is little time for the … Continue reading
One thing I really struggle with in the classroom is commending students for exhibiting positive behaviors towards mathematics and learning. The real challenge for me is to draw attention to the students who are doing the amazing things I wish … Continue reading
It seems as though there is a ripple effect about standards based grading in the education blogger community. Of course as a result I’ve been reading a ton about it. It’s been invaluable to hear testimonies from people who already implemented it … Continue reading